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Position Title: Administration Officer
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE
Date Posted: 10/06/2019
Application Closing Date: 13/06/2019 11PM
Job #: 058744
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Administration Officer  - General Surgery

Dunedin Hospital


  • Fixed Term opportunity until 9 December 2019
  • 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week)


About the Southern DHB

Here at the Southern DHB the highest possible levels of patient care and service lie at the heart of our mission. Integral to this is a commitment to achieving excellent clinical and commercial outcomes based on quality service delivery.


If you are an experienced administrator who is adaptable, a quick learner and looking for a rewarding work environment to utilise your skills, look no further! We have an exciting opportunity within our General Surgery service for an administration officer to join us on a fixed term basis.


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

In this role, you will be providing essential support to the Patient journey and General Surgery Service by administering impact on life scoring system and assisting with other project work alongside the service leadership team. This largely involves making contact with patients to request responses to the life scoring system tool in order to facilitate the referral prioritisation process. It goes without saying that your involvement in this important process will make a valuable difference to patients and colleagues alike. In addition, you will have opportunities to apply and extend your skills in a rewarding environment.


The salary for this position is between $36,239 to $42,740 (pro-rata for part-time) per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.


About You

You must be a team player with very good communication skills, who understands and appreciates the need for attention to detail.  You must also be comfortable interacting with a variety of people and attending to issues that arise – usually at the same time!   We ask that in your application you demonstrate how your previous work experience in administration and/or customer service roles has honed your ability to prioritise and juggle tasks, within demanding timeframes.


The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date: Thursday 13 June 2019

For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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